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Monthly Archives: December 2011

HAL adds new sales, marketing tools for agents

HAL adds new sales, marketing tools for agents To maximize sales opportunities during the upcoming 2012 Wave Season, Holland America Line (HAL) has added an array of new marketing, sales and training tools to its online Travel Agent Headquarters portal. Travel Agent Headquarters, accessed via http://www.hollandamerica.com , is an umbrella... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Mexico tours highlight ‘Our Lady of Guadalupe’

Mexico tours highlight ‘Our Lady of Guadalupe’ Mexico specialist Moreno Travel is promoting the "miracle of Our Lady of Guadalupe"with its organized pilgrimage tours to Mexico. "On our trips, meet local people, experience Mexican culture, and learn about the Patroness of the Americas,"the tour operator says. In 1531 a "Lady from Heaven"appeared... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators

SilverBirch expands in Canada

SilverBirch expands in Canada SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts has two new hotel partnerships with Marriott International, Inc., and will open TownePlace Suites by Marriott near Toronto's Pearson International in summer 2012 and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in St. John's in early 2013. SilverBirch is investing $123 million in... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News

Feds streamlining air travel to the US

Feds streamlining air travel to the US The federal government has launched a new initiative designed to make travelling to the United States by air easier for Canadian travellers. Passengers travelling to the US will soon be able to use NEXUS cards to expedite screening at Canada's eight largest airports (Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa,... more ›
Posted in News

Lufthansa, IAG sign purchase agreement for BMI

Lufthansa, IAG sign purchase agreement for BMI Deutsche Lufthansa AG (Lufthansa) and International Airlines Group (IAG) have signed a binding agreement for the sale of British Midland Limited (bmi) to IAG. The price is approximately 207 million euro in cash, subject to certain reductions. Both parties aim for a closing of the transaction by the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

IATA slams EU court decision

IATA slams EU court decision The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expressed disappointment at the recent decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which upheld European Union (EU) plans to include international aviation in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) from 2012. The CJEU decision... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Sunquest extends cruise promotion until Jan. 11

Sunquest extends cruise promotion until Jan. 11 Sunquest is inviting your clients to give the gift of a Mediterranean cruise this holiday season by extending its "2nd person flies free"promotion. With this promotion when one person books a Mediterranean cruise package including air through Sunquest, the second person only pays for the cruise and... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Specials

Feel the Love’ in Bermuda

Feel the Love’ in Bermuda Love will bloom throughout Bermuda with a destination-wide experience in celebration of the island's annual "Feel the Love Month"taking place Jan. 16 to March 3. Sponsored by the Bermuda Department of Tourism, the program offers couples the chance to enjoy the island's cultural offerings through... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Specials

Behind-the-scenes with Celebrity

Behind-the-scenes with Celebrity Consistently striving to provide its guests with unmatchable vacation experiences, Celebrity Cruises is now offering guests an inside look into the fascinating world of cruise ship operations. A new addition to Celebrity's onboard activities program, "Celebrity Inside Access"takes guests on a... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Carnival partners with comedian George Lopez

Carnival partners with comedian George Lopez Carnival Cruise Lines has teamed up with comedian and TV personality George Lopez who will become the cruise line's creative director for comedy as Carnival introduces the Punchliner Comedy Clubs Presented by George Lopez. The comedian will become the cruise line's "curator of comedy,"acting as a... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News
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